Conducting molecular wire may be breakthrough in tiny biological fuel cells
University of Georgia researchers have developed a successful way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs.
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#1 Jun 22, 2009
They grew polymer brushes made up of chains of thiophene and benzene attached to metal surfaces. Thus, the flexible electronics was born.
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